How can you start a love affair with your city? Today’s guest, Peter Kageyama is an international speaker and the author of “For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and their Places.” In this episode, Aileen and Peter explore the unexamined relationship between people and geographic spaces and how individuals can spark city love, starting from their own backyard.
In this episode we explore:
- 1:04 – For the Love of Cities + What sparks love between people and places
- 3:27 – Examples of what people can do for their cities
- 4:46 – Permission to plant + The value of breaking rules
- 6:05 – How you can make changes – Start small, aim low.
- 8:09 – Case studies: Portland, OR + Detroit, MI
- 10:53 – How we can purposefully create spaces we love
- 15:27 – Peter’s own favorite cities
- 20:11 – Future directions – Book #3 + Biophilia
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- What can YOU do for your city?
- A little seed-bombing probably never hurt anybody.
- There is incredible power in a coat of paint.
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